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Previous events

Date Event Location
Andrea Wolper - Lauren Lee Duo Silvana, New York, NY Silvana, New York, NY
Heavenly Big Band The Bitter End, New York, NY The Bitter End, New York, NY
William Parker Project The Stone @ The New School The Stone @ The New School
Vocalists Celebrate Connie Crothers Greenwich House , New York, NY Greenwich House , New York, NY
Special Guest with Ayana Lowe 55 Bar, New York 55 Bar, New York
Andrea Wolper Trio 55 Bar, New York 55 Bar, New York
Art Lillard Qt. Rustic Wheelhouse, Chester, NY Rustic Wheelhouse, Chester, NY
Heavenly Big Band Theater For The New City, New York Theater For The New City, New York
Andrea Wolper - Lauren Lee Duo Bushwick Public House, Brooklyn Bushwick Public House, Brooklyn
Andrea Wolper Qt. Cornelia Street Cafe, New York, NY Cornelia Street Cafe, New York, NY
ArtSpeak: From Page to Performance Blue Door Art Center, Yonkers, NY Blue Door Art Center, Yonkers, NY
Special Guest with Ayana Lowe 55 Bar, New York 55 Bar, New York
 —  — Artist Residency Ucross Foundation, Ucross, WY Ucross Foundation, Ucross, WY
Special Guest with Ayana Lowe 55 Bar, New York 55 Bar, New York
Lauren Lee & Andrea Wolper Postctypt Coffee House, New York Postctypt Coffee House, New York
Heavenly Big Band St. Peter's Church, New York, NY St. Peter's Church, New York, NY
Andrea Wolper Qt. Cornelia Street Cafe, New York, NY Cornelia Street Cafe, New York, NY
William Parker Recording In the studio! In the studio!
Evolving Series Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, New York Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, New York
Göttingen Jazz Festival DT-Studio , Göttingen, Germany DT-Studio , Göttingen, Germany

QUOTES
"The music I'm thankful for...The singing of Cassandra Wilson, Carol Welsman, Denice Donatelli, Angelique Kidjo, Jane Monheit, Andrea Wolper, Roberta Gambarini, Sheila Jordan, Gretchen Parlato, Tierney Sutton, Karrin Allyson, Nnenna Freelon, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Cat Conner, Cheryl Bentyne,  and many of the others in the overflowing arena of talented female singers."
Don Heckman International Review of Music

An audacious artist [who] flouts genre limitations, singing songs for the love of it and delivering an inventive, thrilling, appealing musical vision. 
• Richardson, Blogcritics 

She fills torch songs with sensual longing, then makes abstract vocal improvisations feel intimate as meaningful conversation. . . highly recommended for anyone who believes in the timeless essence of cool. 
• Graham, Tucson Citizen 

. . . her warm, open rapport with the audience allowed us to willingly enter into her world of music . . . She pulls you into her spell. . . Keep an eye out for her name. She's well worth a visit to whatever nightspot is hosting her.
• Hall, BistroAwards.com

The Andrea Wolper Quartet gave an exciting and amazingly creative performance to a full house.
• Charlottesville Jazz Society

One of New York’s Shining Voices. . .  a singer’s singer,  a writer of music and stories who weaves magic.
• Quinn, MetroMedia Radio

"TranceFormation in Concert" is a scintillating demonstration of the art of improvisation. . . an exhilarating sonic image of where jazz (and jazz singing in particular) is located today and hints at the possible routes it might take tomorrow.
 Crowther, JazzMostly.com
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SELECTED APPEARANCES AS LEADER/CO-LEADER
NEW YORK: Blue Note • Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola • JVC New York Jazz Festival • The Stone • Kitano • 55 Bar 8 • Cornelia Street Café • Zinc Bar • Arts for Arts Evolving Series • Midtown Jazz at Mid Day • BEYOND NY: Edgefest (Ann Arbor, MI) • The Outpost (NM) • Donne in Musica Festival (Italy) • ISIM Festival (NY, MI) • Centro Cultural de Belem (Portugal) • SABC concert hall (Cape Town) • A-Trane (Berlin) • Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz • Jazz on the Plazz (CA) • California Jazz Conservatory • Dizzy's San Diego • Blue Whale (Los Angeles) • JazzFest Kassel

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